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    Trevardo Williams ran a 4.57 40-yard dash on Monday.

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    Trevardo Williams ran a 4.57 40-yard dash on Monday.
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    Feb. 26, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – On Monday, University of Connecticut football standouts Trevardo Williams and Sio Moore turned heads at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.  On Tuesday it was much of the same as UConn cornerbacks Dwayne Gratz and Blidi Wreh-Wilson performed for the scouts.

    Williams, from Bridgeport, Conn., earned top performer status among defensive linemen in the 40-yard dash (4.57 seconds), vertical jump (38.0”) and broad jump (124.0”).  He also bench pressed 30 reps of 225 lbs. and received an overall grade of 66.1  A grade from 50-69 projects a player to be drafted between the fourth and seventh rounds.  Williams participated in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. on January 26.

    Moore, out of Apex, N.C., also reached top performer status among linebackers in the 40-yard dash (4.65), bench press (29), vertical (38.0”) and broad (127.0”) jumps.  He received an overall grade of 68.4 and also impressed in the 3-cone drill (7.49), 20- (4.31) and 60-yard shuttle (12.39).  Moore played in the East-West Shrine game and was later added to the Senior Bowl roster.

    Gratz, from Piscataway, N.J., earned a spot as a top performer within the defensive backs that participated on Tuesday in the bench press (22) and vertical (38.0”).  He also ran a 4.47 40-yard dash and posted a 125.0” in the broad jump.  Overall, Gratz, who also played in the Senior Bowl, has been rated a 62.1.

    Wreh-Wilson, of Edinboro, Pa., projects as the highest draft pick from the group of Huskies with a 77.2 grade.  H posted a 4.53 40-yard dash, 14 reps, 36.0” vertical and 128.0” broad jump.  Like his teammates, Wreh-Wilson played in the Senior Bowl last month.


     

     

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